Stites & Harbison's Environmental attorneys counsel the health care industry on many types of matters. For example, we have conducted due diligence in the acquisition or sale of medical facilities and hospitals, permitting and licensing of facilities and equipment, medical and hazardous waste disposal and incineration, and many other issues unique to the health care industry. Numerous clients facing the implications of mold found at health care facilities have relied on our attorneys to handle matters ranging from tort claims to the development of appropriate abatement plans.
We have significant experience with local, state and federal regulatory agencies and administrative and judicial tribunals. Our attorneys have addressed issues in every substantive area of environmental law impacting our health care industry clients, always seeking creative solutions before issues escalate into problems.
Stites & Harbison attorneys have daily contact with key regulatory officials, trade association executives, legislators and their staff at the state and federal levels. We work closely with our clients' management and technical staffs to assure a strategy that is both legally sound and consistent with the clients' goals and strategic business plans.
As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, businesses may be struggling to meet environmental compliance requirements because of limited staffing, changes in production, and government-imposed operating restrictions. Businesses must remain mindful of their environmental compliance obligations regardless of whether the requirement arises from a permit condition, general regulatory requirements, or an agreed order.
The United States Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) announced on March 26, 2020 that it is temporarily suspending its enforcement of environmental legal obligations during the COVID-19 pandemic. EPA’s temporary enforcement discretion policy applies to civil violations during the COVID-19 outbreak.
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Stites & Harbison Environmental attorneys Blaine Early and Jennifer Cave will be presenters at the Sustainability & Environmental, Health Safety Symposium in Cincinnati, OH in March.
LOUISVILLE, Ky.—The American Bar Association (ABA) Health Law Section has ranked Stites & Harbison, PLLC in 7th place in its Seventh Annual Regional Law Firm Recognition List for the South region for 2019. This year marks Stites & Harbison’s sixth consecutive time being named to the Top 10 list.
The regulation of hazardous waste in our nation is one of the most important and complicated programs.
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Environmental attorney Jennifer Cave will speak at The Kentucky Chamber's environmental conference in Lexington, Kentucky, August 14-15, 2019.
Fuel adjustment clauses (FAC) have been a feature of electric bills in Kentucky since the 1950s. An FAC adjusts on a monthly basis the kWh rate paid by customers for electricity to reflect changes in the cost of fuel, and in many instances, purchased energy.